Jeanne Owens, author

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The Importance of Reading

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Legends of Windemere

Childhood Memories

Damn right I grew up on this show.

Seriously though, I have noticed that reading isn’t as popular or common as it once was.  I see many adults and students have trouble or show no interest.  Many people have told me they’d love to buy my books, but they don’t read.  That’s rather frustrating and a little scary because reading is very important.  Made me realize how often I talk about writing, but not the other side of the coin.  After all, what would be the point of books if nobody was going to read them?

Now, what are some reasons people don’t read:

  1. Not Enough Time–  This is incredibly honest and I totally understand.  It shows a desire to read, but life is getting in the way.  This is a struggle that I have, so I’ve done the best I can.  My method is to read…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: http://jeanneowens.weebly.com. You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

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